Our TV debut on TV3

Scantily Dad TVvideo
I would like to thank Ireland AM and their crew for making us feel at home in their studios yesterday. It was a fantastic experience and Max, Mathilda and Olivia were all hits. We could have stayed chatting all day.

‘It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked’ – Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle

Irish independent Fertility
Below is my story as featured on the fron page of the Irish Independent today: http://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/it-was-a-shot-at-my-manhood-my-confidence-was-knocked-irish-father-of-twins-speaks-candidly-about-fertility-battle-35789635.html 'It was a shot at my manhood, my confidence was knocked' - Irish father of twins speaks candidly about fertility battle 3James and Olivia Doherty with their twins Max and Mathilda Caitlin McBride June 5 2017 11:04 AM An Irish man has opened up about the devastating impact...


Proceive Men
When I started out on my infertility journey, I never imagined that I would have a family. At our initial fertility consultation, the fertility doctor said "the chances of my wife and having a family naturally were one in a million". The bad news that we would probably not have a family naturally was a bitter pill to swallow....

Want to improve Sperm Quality? Here are the best Fertility Supplements.

The best Fertility supplements
The best fertility supplements  For our successful IVF treatment, we tried everything in our power to make sure that our treatment was as success. We changed our diets and we were on the right track physically to have successful IVF treatment. To compliment our improved diet both Olivia and started taking the best fertility supplements to help both the quality...

7 reasons why NICU nurses are superheroes

NICU Nurses Save baby's lives
Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses are real life superheroes. There are undervalued, underpaid and they do the most important job in the World. It is not until you meet one of these super humans that you realise what is important in life. They spend every day saving tiny babies lives. It is not until they save your child's life that you...

IVF nearly broke us: My article for the Irish Times.

Irish Times Article
James Doherty and wife Olivia went through hell during three rounds of IVF treatment Family time on the balcony. Olivia with Max and James with Mathilda. Here is the article that I wrote for the Irish Times today. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/parenting/ivf-treatment-nearly-broke-us-1.3180573?mode=amp       It was November 19th, 2016, and my newborn twins, just three days old, lay in the neonatal intensive care unit. They shouldn’t...

8 ways to protect your relationship while your preemie is in NICU – Relationship, Preemie, NICU

Relationship, Preemie, NICU
Relationship, Preemie, NICU. Your partner is your biggest source of support when your baby lies in the NICU. It is important for you to make time for each other during what could be the most difficult time of your life. As hard as this may be, carving out an hour for each other every day when your child is NICU...

13 tips to help you cope with having a premature baby born at 30 weeks.

Premature baby born at 30 weeks.
Having a premature baby born at 30 weeks is extremely scary. Thankfully, the wonders of modern medicine mean that even baby's that are born so early have a very high rate of survival. Our premature babies were born at 30 weeks and are now almost 9 months old and they are thriving. I learned a lot during our time...

Welcome to my Vlog. Episode 1 of 365

Tips for Twins No.
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Are working parents working too much?

Gabriel Matula
Proof that working parents work more than enough. Do you ever feel that there are not enough hours in a day? That's one of the many questions that you ask yourself as a working parent. A recent survey has proved that this statement might actually hold some water. The survey was, in my opinion, a little sexist as it only surveyed working...

The 7 best books for dads to be 2017

The best books for dads to be
The 7 best books for dads to be 2017 Someone recently told me that there is no book about learning how to be a parent. Without really thinking about it, I subconsciously agreed with the statement and thought that you just figure it out as you go along. In hindsight, I was wrong, there are numerous books on parenting that...

When is a baby considered premature?

When is a baby considered premature?
When is a baby considered premature? If you are expecting, then you will probably ask yourself this question, "When is a baby considered premature?" Our babies were born in a critical condition after 30 weeks and are considered to be premature or preemie. A full pregnancy term is around 40 weeks. Any baby that is born after 37 weeks is also...